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By Okhransk, November 4, 2010 at 1:26 am Link to this comment
...regardless of the star’s location with the crescent.
If I put a hammer and sickle facing away from each other, they still represent Communism.
By Okhransk, November 4, 2010 at 1:24 am Link to this comment
No, that is incorrect. While the star and crescent has been used as a symbol of the Turks for quite a while, it also adorns nearly every Islamic nation’s flag.
Also, the Islamic equivalent for the Red Cross is the Red Crescent.
By anonymous, September 11, 2010 at 6:53 pm Link to this comment
The star in the crescent isn’t a sign of Islam, it’s the sign for Turkey. Just sayin’.
By omop, September 1, 2010 at 2:23 pm Link to this comment
EYE FOR AN EYE…...
In the words of John Hagee and friends.
How to kill gentiles and influence people: Israeli rabbis defend book’s shocking religious defense of killing non-Jews
by News Source on August 30, 2010
Max Blumenthal reports:
When I went into the Jewish religious book emporium, Pomeranz, in central Jerusalem to inquire about the availability of a book called Torat Ha’Melech, or the King’s Torah, a commotion immediately ensued. “Are you sure you want it?” the owner, M. Pomeranz, asked me half-jokingly. “The Shabak [Israel’s internal security service] is going to want a word with you if you do.” As customers stopped browsing and began to stare in my direction, Pomeranz pointed to a security camera affixed to a wall. “See that?” he told me. “It goes straight to the Shabak!”
As soon as it was published late last year, Torat Ha’Melech sparked a national uproar. The controversy began when an Israeli tabloid panned the book’s contents as “230 pages on the laws concerning the killing of non-Jews, a kind of guidebook for anyone who ponders the question of if and when it is permissible to take the life of a non-Jew.” According to the book’s author, Rabbi Yitzhak Shapira, non-Jews are “uncompassionate by nature” and should be killed in order to “curb their evil inclinations.” “If we kill a gentile who has has violated one of the seven commandments… there is nothing wrong with the murder,” Shapira insisted. Citing Jewish law as his source (or at least a very selective interpretation of it) he declared: “There is justification for killing babies if it is clear that they will grow up to harm us, and in such a situation they may be harmed deliberately, and not only during combat with adults.”
Meanwhile, Associated Press reports:
An influential Israeli rabbi known for his vitriolic pronouncements against Arabs says Palestinians and their leader should “perish from this world.”
Israel Army Radio quoted Ovadia Yosef Sunday as saying the Palestinians were “evil, bitter enemies of Israel” and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas should be struck with a plague. He made the remarks in a Saturday night sermon.
By samosamo, August 31, 2010 at 1:27 pm Link to this comment
“One religion’s sacred texts are the others myths.”
One’s myth are other’s sacred texts.
By Karanime, August 30, 2010 at 1:58 pm Link to this comment
Yes, if only. The K in Hokum is completely different between them. What a shame.
By ralph, August 30, 2010 at 1:19 pm Link to this comment
One religion’s sacred texts are the others myths.
By GotToBeMe, August 30, 2010 at 10:34 am Link to this comment
omygodnotagain, I agree. I believe any organized system that seeks to control the minds of individuals can be a great candidate for inclusion in this wonderful depiction. Sadly, if we break down he essence of many religions and modes of thought we find that they all seek one thing, understanding!! it is ironic that those in power can twist the words to mean what they want. Power.
By gerard, August 30, 2010 at 9:59 am Link to this comment
One of your best! Keep haning in there. We need you.
By Larry Looney, August 30, 2010 at 8:50 am Link to this comment
Perhaps an altrnative caption could be ‘If only we were moral-like’...?
By omygodnotagain, August 30, 2010 at 7:05 am Link to this comment
One could also add the hokum of Marxism and Communism, seem to remember those enlightened rationalists used to have tens of thousands of them, and the same is true of the hokum spewed by those secular Zionist in Israel
By irishpoetry, August 30, 2010 at 5:07 am Link to this comment
A round of applause to you Mr. Fish. Very high quality material.
By GotToBeMe, August 30, 2010 at 5:03 am Link to this comment
I would say one could easily substitute any religion and this would work, not just Islam and Christianity. Well done.
By BrunoDiderot, August 30, 2010 at 5:00 am Link to this comment
Once again ... you hit the nail on the head, dude.
By monthofsundays, August 30, 2010 at 2:50 am Link to this comment
Ah, Mr Fish. I am reminded of your classic Zebras drawing. Too true.
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